David Lloyd Feb 2016

Professor David Lloyd

Work address

  • Department of Clinical Sciences and Services, Royal Vet College
  • North Mymms, Herts
  • Hawkshead Lane


David H. Lloyd, BVetMed, PhD, FRCVS, Dip. ECVD, FHEA (ILTM)

David Lloyd is Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Dermatology in the Department of Clinical Sciences and Services at the Royal Veterinary College (University of London), England. His interests are focussed on the biology of the skin surface, cutaneous infection and immunity, antimicrobial resistance, hygiene and disinfection, and antimicrobial stewardship. He has special interests in staphylococci and yeasts of the genus Malassezia. The work covers small animals, horses and farm animals.

He is a founding member and past-president of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology, the European College of Veterinary Dermatology and the Veterinary Wound Healing Association. He is also a founding member of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation and the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology. He was founding editor and Editor-in Chief of the journal, Veterinary Dermatology. He is treasurer of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology.

David Lloyd graduated from Royal Veterinary College (University of London) in 1967 and received his PhD degree from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1979. He has authored and co-authored over 180 peer reviewed articles in dermatology and microbiology. In June 2016, he was presented with the Hugo Schindelka Medal and award at the 8th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology in Bordeaux.

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